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March 2018 Issue

Interview with Jon Jacobs

Having been involved with potatoes in production or processing his entire career, Jon Jacobs’ father, Greg, founded Cedar River Potato Co. in 1990, in Colfax, Wisconsin, when he decided to get back into the production side of the business as a contract grower. At that…

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The WPVGA Turns 70 Years Young!

Celebrating its 70th anniversary, the WPVGA continues to serve its members as envisioned in 1948 By Joe Kertzman, managing editor, Badger Common’Tater Things were happening in 1948—some lucky Americans bought television sets, the LP (long play) phonograph record came into vogue, as did affordable post-World…

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Indulge in Irish Colcannon—Creamed Potatoes & Cabbage!

Column and photos by Ali Carter, Wisconsin Potato Growers Auxiliary Although none of us are Irish and we are not typically ones to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day, it sometimes ends up being a bit of a fun requirement. March at the Carter house is filled…

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